Qualcomm, Microsoft to bring ARM notebook back
Apr 28, 14:52
ARM has recently revealed that a Snapdragon 835-based Windows 10 notebook will be launched in the market by the end of 2017 and some market watchers believe ARM and Microsoft’s partnership is expected to focus on conquering the weakness in software ecosystem and could bring pressure to Intel.
Data is basis for smart factories
Apr 28, 12:10
Smart factories based on Industry 4.0 turn out not only products but also data, and such data can be stored, processed and analyzed to enable factories' management executives to understand production conditions and make cloud computing-based decisions.
Vivotek works with partners to integrate H.265 technology into software
Apr 27, 13:59
Taiwan-based camera product supplier Vivotek has completed integration of its H.265 compression technology with software from 11 designers: Axxonsoft, Genetec, Milestone, Nuuo, Synology, Cathexis, Digifort, Exacq, Luxriot, Macroscop and Mirasys.
Micron, Microsoft announce collaboration
Apr 25, 22:17
Micron Technology and Microsoft have announced a collaboration that aims to address the major challenge of providing trusted computing models for IoT deployments in industrial, automotive and consumer environments. As digitization and adoption of Internet Protocol (IP) for sensors and devices becomes...
HTC announces first grants in VR for Impact program
Apr 25, 15:15
HTC has announced the first grant recipients of its VR for Impact program. The VR for Impact is a US$10 million program designed to drive VR content and technologies to increase awareness and create positive impact in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Amazon opens office in Taiwan to promote B2B online trading
Apr 25, 15:08
Amazon has opened an office in Taipei for Amazon Global Selling, its platform specifically for B2B online sales between manufacturers (sellers) and corporate or institutional buyers, to promote business in the Taiwan market, according to Amazon Global Selling Asia head Cindy Tai.
Taiwan market: Paypal enhances service by disabling domestic payment processing
Apr 21, 12:35
Digital payments platform Paypal has been forced to stop processing domestic payments between accounts registered in Taiwan in order to comply with local laws and regulations. But in a case of taking corporate doublespeak to absurdity the company has attempted to pass off the loss a service as an en...
Kymco unveils Internet of Motorcycles
Apr 21, 12:14
Motorcycle maker Kwang Yang Motor (Kymco) on April 20 unveiled Kymco Noodoe, an in-house-developed Internet of Motorcycles solution at the Motorcycle Taiwan 2017 exhibition taking place in Taipei during April 20-23, and aims to equip every Kymco motorcycle with Kymco Noodoe in five years, according...
Digitimes Research: Nissan Motor developing self-driving technology
Apr 14, 15:56
Nissan Motor launched new Serena, a sedan car equipped with in-house-developed ProPilot semi-autonomous driving technology designed for running in single-lane traffic along highways, in the Japan market in August 2016, and aims to upgrade the autonomous driving level of ProPilot to running in interchangeable-lane...
Insyde swings back to profitability in 4Q16
Newswatch - Apr 6, 14:00
UEFI BIOS firmware developer Insyde Software has reported net profits of NT$16 million (US$527,072) for the fourth quarter of 2016, ending three consecutive quarters of losses. However, for all of 2016, the company still recorded a net loss of NT$37 million or NT$0.99 per share.
Competition in AI platform market intensifying
Mar 29, 15:56
Major chip players, including Intel, Nvidia, Qualcomm and AMD, have all stepped up their efforts to develop related artificial intelligence (AI) platforms, making the AI market a fierce battlefield in 2017.
HTC upbeat about Vive applications via Viveport in 2017
Mar 28, 15:38
Viveport, A VR platform established by HTC, has attracted registration by more than 20,000 independent VR (virtual reality) application developers, who have together launched about 2,200 applications supporting the HTC Vive, according to Alvin Wang Graylin, president of HTC China.
Jollywiz Digital Technology to tap markets in Southeast Asia
Mar 27, 10:26
Jollywiz Digital Technology, a provider of third-party services for own-brand online sellers mainly in the China and Taiwan markets,as well as an operator of online shopping websites mainly in Taiwan, will tap the Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand in 2017, according to the company.
Tencent 2016 net profit up 42.4% on year
Mar 24, 10:40
China-based Internet service provider Tencent Holdings has released its financial report for the fourth quarter of 2016, with net profit of CNY41.447 (US$6.24 billion) for 2016 increasing 42.4% on year, according to the company.
Microsoft announces IP licensing program for connected cars
Mar 23, 15:37
The automotive industry is undergoing a digital transformation. The technology in automobiles that's connected to the Internet and capable of receiving services from the cloud is ushering in a new wave of innovation. In fact, by some estimates, over the next three years, more than 90% of all cars will...
Digitimes Research: Global market value for driver sensing systems to soar
Mar 20, 22:10
Along with the fast development of self-driving technology, there will be increased demand for driver sensing systems used to monitor drivers for determining whether they are able to take over driving when self-driving breaks down, with the global market value for such sensing systems used in level...
Advantech offers WISE-PaaS Marketplace
Mar 16, 10:27
Industrial computing device maker Advantech has announced at the ongoing Embedded World 2017 in Nuremberg, Germany the offering of WISE-PaaS Marketplace, an online store of various software specifically for IoT (Internet of Things) application, through cooperation with ARM, Microsoft, Intel Security...
Taiwan forms alliance to promote IoT
Mar 10, 11:17
Taiwan's National Development Council (NDC) has organized Asia Silicon Valley Development Agency (ASVDA), a cross-industry alliance specifically to promote IoT, according to NDC deputy minister and ASVDA CEO Kung Ming-hsin.
Advantech offers edge intelligence solution for elevator maintenance
Mar 3, 15:55
Industrial computing device maker Advantech has offered an in-house-developed edge intelligence equipment solution, a cloud computing-based platform to remotely monitor operation of elevators for preventive maintenance to minimize breakdowns and reduce repair cost for and outage of elevators.
Acer provides smart health platform to Changhua Christian Hospital
Feb 24, 15:15
Acer on February 23 announced cooperation with Changhua Christian Hospital in central Taiwan, which will adopt Acer's aBeing Wellness cloud-based health platform for remote tracking and care of chronic patients on a long-term basis, with both sides to further cooperate to develop artificial intelligence...
Trend Micro working with NEC on carrier-grade NFV security
Feb 13, 14:59
Trend Micro recently announced that it is joining forces with its long-standing channel partner NEC and NEC's affiliate Netcracker Technology, the providers of software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) solutions, as well as business and operations support systems...
Acer to create VR system for National Palace Museum
Feb 9, 14:39
Following its partnership with IMAX over virtual reality experience centers, Acer will cooperate with Taiwan's National Palace Museum to create a VR system for visitors to view the antiques without display cases.
Alibaba sees significant on-year growth in 4Q16
Jan 25, 22:48
The largest China-based e-commerce operator Alibaba Group Holding on January 24 released its financial report for the fourth quarter of 2016, posting consolidated revenues of CNY53.248 billion (US$7.669 billion), hiking 54% on year, EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, amortization)...
Google develops meldCX via cooperation with AOpen
Jan 25, 15:13
Google has offered meldCX, customized software and services to enable Chromebox, Chromebase and Chromebook compatibility with retail operators' existing peripheral devices not based on Chrome OS. meldCX was developed through cooperation with Taiwan-based AOpen, Google's hardware partner.
Software distributor GrandTech reports increased earnings for 4Q16
Newswatch - Jan 19, 14:39
GrandTech CG Systems, a Taiwan-based supplier of IT products and a software solution provider, has reported pre-tax earnings of NT$66.56 million (US$2.107 million) for the fourth quarter of 2016, up 13.4% on quarter and 3% on year. The earnings translated into a pre-tax EPS of NT$1.24 for the quarte...
ITRI unveils robots and drone management solution
Jan 17, 15:36
Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has unveiled a companion robot based on its Intelligent Vision System (IVS) and an ICT (information and communication technology) solution for managing drones.
Taiwan market: Microsoft unveils BizTalk Server 2016
Dec 23, 15:57
Microsoft on December 22 unveiled BizTalk Server 2016, a platform for automating mission critical business processes and integrating private cloud with public clouds, for launch in the Taiwan market.
NCKU, MediaTek cooperate to help Tainan City in dengue fever control
Dec 19, 12:04
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) and MediaTek on December 15 announced cooperation to establish a joint laboratory for smart citywide disease control, with thirr first plan to help the government of Tainan City, southern Taiwan, control dengue fever in the city, according to MediaTek.